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Fantasy top 200 rankings for 2018-19


NHL.com’s fantasy hockey top 200 overall rankings are based on past production and expectations for the rest of the season in standard Yahoo leagues. For more fantasy coverage, visitNHL.com/Fantasy.

FANTASY TOP 200 PLAYER RANKINGS

Standard Yahoo categories include goals, assists, plus/minus, power-play points, shots on goal and hits for skaters and wins, goals-against average, save percentage and shutouts for goalies. Forward positions indicate Yahoo eligibility for 2018-19 season (subject to additions, but never subtractions, at Yahoo’s discretion). … Value has been quantified based on factors including but not limited to past production, projected line combinations, defense pairs and goalie start volume, power-play usage, injury history, sleeper upside, anticipated regression or bounce-back candidacy, age and contract status (potential 2019 UFA: *; RFA: **). …DTDindicates player with day-to-day injury. These rankings are updated based largely on order of forwards by Pete Jensen, defensemen by Rob Reese and goalies by David Satriano.

1.Connor McDavid, C, EDM (SAME)
2.Alex Ovechkin, LW, WSH (SAME)
3.Nathan MacKinnon, C, COL (SAME)
4.Sidney Crosby, C, PIT (+1)
5.Nikita Kucherov, RW, TBL (+2)
6.Patrik Laine, RW, WPG** (+14)
7.Mikko Rantanen, RW, COL** (+6)
8.David Pastrnak, RW, BOS (-4)
9.Auston Matthews, C, TOR** (NEW – INJ.)
10.John Tavares, C, TOR (-4)
11.Tyler Seguin, C, DAL (-3)
12.Evgeni Malkin, C, PIT (-3)
13.Jamie Benn, C/LW, DAL (-2)
14.Mitchell Marner, C/RW, TOR** (+1)
15.Brent Burns, D, SJS (-3)
16.Pekka Rinne, G, NSH (+2)
17.Brad Marchand, LW, BOS (-7)
18.Jack Eichel, C, BUF (-1)
19.Blake Wheeler, C/RW, WPG (SAME)
20.Patrick Kane, RW, CHI (-6)
21.Frederik Andersen, G, TOR (SAME)
22.Johnny Gaudreau, LW, CGY (+1)
23.Jeff Skinner, C/LW, BUF* (+13)
24.Brayden Point, C, TBL** (+27)
25.John Carlson, D, WSH (+1)
26.Claude Giroux, C/LW, PHI (-10)
27.Sebastian Aho, C/LW/RW, CAR** (-5)
28.Artemi Panarin, LW, CBJ* (-4)
29.Nicklas Backstrom, C, WSH (SAME)
30.Evgeny Kuznetsov, C, WSH (-5)
31.Victor Hedman, D, TBL (+1)
32.Morgan Rielly, D, TOR (-1)
33.Taylor Hall, LW, NJD (-6)
34.Filip Forsberg, LW, NSH (-4)
35.Vladimir Tarasenko, RW, STL (-2)
36.Mark Scheifele, C, WPG (-1)
37.Alexander Radulov, RW, DAL (+1)
38.Phil Kessel, RW, PIT (+1)
39.Gabriel Landeskog, LW, COL (+1)
40.Jonathan Marchessault, C/LW, VGK (-3)
41.Matthew Tkachuk, LW, CGY** (+4)
42.Marc-Andre Fleury, G, VGK (+11)
43.Elias Pettersson, C, VAN (+16)
44.John Gibson, G, ANA (-2)
45.Braden Holtby, G, WSH (+4)
46.Erik Karlsson, D, SJS* (-2)
47.Steven Stamkos, C/RW, TBL (-19)
48.Leon Draisaitl, C/RW, EDM (-7)
49.Sean Monahan, C, CGY (+1)
50.Connor Hellebuyck, G, WPG (-7)
51.Aleksander Barkov, C, FLA (-17)
52.Dustin Byfuglien, D, WPG (DTD)
53.Roman Josi, D, NSH (-1)
54.Sergei Bobrovsky, G, CBJ* (-7)
55.Kris Letang, D, PIT (-1)
56.Devan Dubnyk, G, MIN (+1)
57.Seth Jones, D, CBJ (-9)
58.Semyon Varlamov, G, COL* (SAME)
59.Matt Dumba, D, MIN (+9)
60.Thomas Chabot, D, OTT (+3)
61.Cam Atkinson, RW, CBJ (+12)
62.Mike Hoffman, LW/RW, FLA (+4)
63.Timo Meier, LW/RW, SJS** (DTD)
64.Mikael Granlund, C/RW, MIN (+6)
65.Joe Pavelski, C/RW, SJS* (-1)
66.Logan Couture, C/LW, SJS (-6)
67.Tyson Barrie, D, COL (DTD)
68.Mark Giordano, D, CGY (-3)
69.Matt Duchene, C, OTT* (+14)
70.Tuukka Rask, G, BOS (+1)
71.Mathew Barzal, C, NYI (-2)
72.Pierre-Luc Dubois, C/LW, CBJ (+2)
73.Torey Krug, D, BOS (+2)
74.Kyle Connor, LW, WPG** (+13)
75.P.K. Subban, D, NSH (DTD)
76.Carter Hutton, G, BUF (+14)
77.Max Pacioretty, LW, VGK (+24)
78.Keith Yandle, D, FLA (SAME)
79.Henrik Lundqvist, G, NYR (+10)
80.Ryan Getzlaf, C, ANA (-4)
81.Rickard Rakell, C/LW/RW, ANA (-2)
82.Brock Boeser, RW, VAN** (NEW – INJ.)
83.Evgenii Dadonov, LW/RW, FLA (-16)
84.Elias Lindholm, C/RW, CGY (-4)
85.Brady Tkachuk, LW, OTT (+9)
86.Ryan O’Reilly, C, STL (-1)
87.Max Domi, C/LW, MTL (-3)
88.Evander Kane, LW, SJS (-7)
89.Mark Stone, RW, OTT* (+10)
90.William Karlsson, C/LW, VGK** (-8)
91.Ryan Nugent-Hopkins, C/LW, EDM (-5)
92.Anze Kopitar, C, LAK (SAME)
93.Ryan Johansen, C, NSH (SAME)
94.Ben Bishop, G, DAL (DTD)
95.Yanni Gourde, C/LW/RW, TBL (+1)
96.Drew Doughty, D, LAK (+25)
97.Rasmus Ristolainen, D, BUF (+8)
98.Alex Tuch, RW, VGK** (+42)
99.Tom Wilson, RW, WSH (+46)
100.Antti Raanta, G, ARI (DTD)
101.Martin Jones, G, SJS (-24)
102.Clayton Keller, C/LW/RW, ARI (-14)
103.Jakub Voracek, RW, PHI (-47)
104.Jake Guentzel, C/LW, PIT** (+20)
105.Brayden Schenn, C, STL (-14)
106.Sean Couturier, C, PHI (SAME)
107.Tomas Hertl, C/LW/RW, SJS (-9)
108.Zach Parise, LW, MIN (+14)
109.Micheal Ferland, LW/RW, CAR* (DTD)
110.Dylan Larkin, C, DET (-2)
111.Teuvo Teravainen, LW/RW, CAR** (-2)
112.Anders Lee, LW, NYI* (+3)
113.Alex Galchenyuk, C/LW, ARI (-18)
114.James van Riemsdyk, LW, PHI (-17)
115.Alex DeBrincat, LW/RW, CHI (-4)
116.Ryan Ellis, D, NSH (+4)
117.Roberto Luongo, G, FLA (DTD)
118.Ryan Suter, D, MIN (+5)
119.Jonathan Huberdeau, LW, FLA (-7)
120.Shea Weber, D, MTL (+10)
121.Jonathan Quick, G, LAK (NEW – INJ.)
122.Zach Werenski, D, CBJ** (-6)
123.Shayne Gostisbehere, D, PHI (-10)
124.Jimmy Howard, G, DET* (+8)
125.Oliver Ekman-Larsson, D, ARI (-21)
126.Rasmus Dahlin, D, BUF (+18)
127.Jonathan Drouin, C/LW, MTL (+8)
128.Josh Bailey, RW, NYI (+11)
129.Chris Kreider, LW, NYR (-2)
130.Bo Horvat, C, VAN (-4)
131.Sam Reinhart, C/RW, BUF (-3)
132.Jonathan Toews, C, CHI (+19)
133.Casey DeSmith, G, PIT* (+55)
134.Charlie McAvoy, D, BOS** (DTD)
135.J.T. Miller, C/LW/RW, TBL (-10)
136.Kyle Palmieri, RW, NJD (-7)
137.Eric Staal, C, MIN* (+1)
138.Jason Zucker, LW/RW, MIN (+5)
139.Dougie Hamilton, D, CAR (-22)
140.Neal Pionk, D, NYR** (-3)
141.Corey Crawford, G, CHI (-22)
142.Carey Price, G, MTL (SAME)
143.Miro Heiskanen, D, DAL (+5)
144.Tyler Johnson, C/RW, TBL (+12)
145.Wayne Simmonds, RW, PHI* (-45)
146.Alex Pietrangelo, D, STL (+4)
147.Mika Zibanejad, C, NYR (-29)
148.Travis Konecny, C/LW/RW, PHI** (+4)
149.Andrei Svechnikov, RW, CAR (SAME)
150.Jake Gardiner, D, TOR* (-19)
151.Oscar Klefbom, D, EDM (+12)
152.Reilly Smith, LW/RW, VGK (+47)
153.Ondrej Kase, RW, ANA (+5)
154.Nikolaj Ehlers, LW/RW, WPG (-18)
155.Nazem Kadri, C, TOR (-8)
156.Ilya Kovalchuk, LW/RW, LAK (-42)
157.Dustin Brown, RW, LAK (+4)
158.Jakub Vrana, LW/RW, WSH** (+22)
159.Brendan Gallagher, RW, MTL (-6)
160.Nico Hischier, C, NJD (-6)
161.Mattias Ekholm, D, NSH (+3)
162.David Krejci, C, BOS (-7)
163.Kasperi Kapanen, RW, TOR** (-4)
164.Jaroslav Halak, G, BOS (-23)
165.Aaron Ekblad, D, FLA (SAME)
166.Mike Green, D, DET (+1)
167.David Rittich, G, CGY** (-10)
168.Ivan Provorov, D, PHI** (-22)
169.Shea Theodore, D, VGK (+4)
170.Louis Domingue, G, TBL (-8)
171.Nick Schmaltz, C/LW, ARI** (NEW)
172.Patrick Marleau, C/LW, TOR (-2)
173.Ryan McDonagh, D, TBL (DTD)
174.Colin Miller, D, VGK (+20)
175.Mikko Koskinen, G, EDM* (NEW)
176.Andreas Athanasiou, C/LW, DET (+19)
177.Jake DeBrusk, LW/RW, BOS (NEW)
178.Nikolay Goldobin, LW/RW, VAN** (-2)
179.Brandon Saad, LW, CHI (+4)
180.Tanner Pearson, LW, PIT (+5)
181.Brandon Montour, D, ANA (NEW)
182.Erik Johnson, D, COL (-14)
183.Alexander Kerfoot, C/LW, COL** (+15)
184.Mikko Koivu, C, MIN (NEW)
185.Justin Faulk, D, CAR (-14)
186.Ondrej Palat, LW, TBL (NEW – INJ.)
187.Bryan Little, C, WPG (NEW)
188.Curtis McElhinney, G, CAR* (NEW)
189.Alexander Edler, D, VAN* (NEW – INJ.)
190.Thomas Greiss, G, NYI (-11)
191.Will Butcher, D, NJD** (-14)
192.Jared Spurgeon, D, MIN (-14)
193.Tomas Tatar, LW/RW, MTL (-18)
194.Samuel Girard, D, COL (-5)
195.Zach Hyman, LW, TOR (-23)
196.Jeff Petry, D, MTL (-6)
197.Esa Lindell, D, DAL** (NEW)
198.Josh Manson, D, ANA (-24)
199.Cody Eakin, C, VGK (+1)
200.Dylan Strome, C, CHI (NEW)

Dropped out:T.J. Oshie, RW, WSH (INJ.);Patric Hornqvist, RW, PIT (INJ.);Jason Pominville, RW, BUF*;Cam Talbot, G, EDM*;Jeff Carter, C, LAK;Tyler Toffoli, RW, LAK;Jason Spezza, C/RW, DAL*;Jake Allen, G, STL;Nolan Patrick, C, PHI;Keith Kinkaid, G, NJD*;Kyle Turris, C, NSH (INJ.);Damon Severson, NJD; Drake Batherson, C/RW, OTT;Brent Seabrook, D, CHI

Key forward injuries:Patrice Bergeron, C, BOS;Vincent Trocheck, C, FLA;Viktor Arvidsson, LW/RW, NSH;Jaden Schwartz, LW, STL;Paul Stastny, C, VGK;Corey Perry, RW, ANA; defensemen:John Klingberg, D, DAL;Cam Fowler, D, ANA;Justin Schultz, D, PIT; goalies:Andrei Vasilevskiy, G, TBL;Matt Murray, G, PIT;Brian Elliott, G, PHI*;Jack Campbell, G, LAK;Michal Neuvirth, G, PHI*

Other left off list:William Nylander, C/RW, TOR (RFA)

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Fantasy team power rankings for 2018-19


NHL.com has actually upgraded the dream hockey group power rankings based upon thenewest top 200, with included focus put on top 100 gamers. Other elements taken into consideration consist of rank of goalie( s) and power play, lineup and injury trends and total advantage and group security for standard leagues.Fantasy owners must

utilize these rankings as a basis for team assessment, add/drop decisions and trade proposals. For more dream protection, check outNHL.com/ Fantasy.

TRENDING UP

Toronto Maple Leafs:The return of elite centerAuston Matthewswas enough for the Maple Leafs to retake the No. 1 spot in NHL.com’s rankings. Matthews had three points (2 objectives, one assist) and five shots on goal in 14:56 against the San Jose Sharks on Wednesday using a line withKasperi KapanenandAndreas Johnsson. Forward William Nylander’s future still remains uncertain going into Friday, however the Maple Leafs might have even higher dream upside if he indications. DefensemanJake Gardinerhas actually been held without a point in 6 straight video games however, with Matthews back in the lineup, should be thought about a buy-low trade candidate.Pittsburgh Penguins: Center Sidney Crosby has nine points( 5 goals, four assists) in five video games after returning from an upper-body injury Nov. 21. Crosby’s existence has had a favorable effect on forward Jake Guentzel, who has 7 points (4 goals, 3 helps) over the very same period. Defenseman KrisLetang has eight points( one objective, 7 assists )in his past eight games. Right wing Patric Hornqvist( concussion) practiced Friday for the very first time because sustaining the injury Nov. 23. When Hornqvist returns to the lineup, the Penguins will likely rejoin the top 10. Goalie Casey DeSmith is 3-0-0 with a. 929 conserve percentage in his past three games versus the powerful offenses of the Dallas Stars, Columbus Blue Jackets and Winnipeg Jets.TRENDING DOWN Philadelphia Flyers: Defenseman Shayne Gostisbehere has actually been held without a point and is minus-4 over the past four video games. The Flyers are tied with the Arizona Coyotes for the fewest goals( 14 )given that Nov. 14. Left wing James van Riemsdyk has actually been held without a point

in the past 4

games however might reversethat trend ifhe keeps his shot volume( 15 in 6 video games given that returning from injury). Goalie Brian Elliott will be out longer than initially anticipated after sustaining a lower-body injury againstthe New Jersey Devilson Nov. 15. Right wing Wayne Simmonds faces unpredictability in an agreement year( prospective 2019 unlimited free representative )and has three points (2 goals, one help) in his previous nine video games on mostly the 3rd line.St. Louis Blues: Goalie Jake Allen is 0-3-1 with a. 907conserve percentage in his previous 5 games. The Blues are down to four gamers in NHL.com’s top 200 rankings after Allen dropped out, but that could change if wing David Perron, who has 4 points( three goals

, one assist) in the past 2 video games, continues to produce. A number of Blues players, including defenseman Alex Pietrangelo, forwards Vladimir Tarasenko and Brayden Schenn have buy-low appeal in season-long formats. Fantasy owners must likewise monitor forward Alexander Steen, who’s back from injury and playing on the top line with Tarasenko and center Ryan O’Reilly. DREAM TEAM POWER RANKINGS FOR 2018-19 1. Toronto Maple Leafs( 1) 2. Tampa Bay Lightning( -1) 3. Winnipeg Jets( SAME) 4. Colorado Avalanche( 1) 5. Nashville Predators( -1) 6. Washington Capitals( 2) 7. Vegas Golden Knights( 3 )8. Boston Bruins( -1 )9. Columbus Blue Jackets (-3) 10. Minnesota Wild (-1) 11. Pittsburgh Penguins( 2)12. San Jose Sharks( -1) 13. Buffalo Sabres( -1) 14. Dallas Stars( SAME) 15. Calgary Flames( 4) 16.FloridaPanthers (-1) 17. Arizona Coyotes( 1) 18. Edmonton Oilers( 3) 19. Anaheim Ducks( 3) 20. Philadelphia Flyers(-4) 21. Montreal Canadiens ( 2) 22. St. Louis Blues( -5) 23. Carolina Hurricanes( -3 )24. Ottawa Senators ( 1) 25.

Vancouver Canucks( 2 )26. Chicago Blackhawks( 2

) 27. New York City Rangers (-3 )
28. New York Islanders (-2 )
29. Detroit Red Wings( 1
) 30. New Jersey Devils (-1 )
31. Los Angeles Kings (SAME
) Read: Week 7 Dream team power rankingsRead the Original Post.

Fantasy goalie top 25 rankings for 2018-19


NHL.com’s fantasy hockey goalie leading 25 rankings are based on previous production and expectations for the remainder of the season in standard Yahoo leagues. For more fantasy hockey protection, check outNHL.com/ Dream.

TRENDING UP

Curtis McElhinney, CAR–The Carolina Hurricanes have had three inconsistent goalie choices this season, but the circumstance has actually gotten clearness afterScott Belovedwas put on waivers Thursday. McElhinney (30 percent owned), who has started four of the previous five video games, has 4 straight wins, consisting of 48 saves at the Montreal Canadiens on Tuesday. McElhinney is among the most-added gamers today, and it deserves riding the hot hand consideringPetr Mrazekhasn’t played a game because Nov. 2.

Mikko Koskinen, EDM–It’s been Koskinen, notCamera Talbot, who has played more and been more effective for the Edmonton Oilers this season. Koskinen has actually started 5 of the past seven games and has a 2.29 goals-against average,.923 save portion and two nothings in the period. Koskinen (37 percent owned) has actually enabled more than 3 goals as soon as in 10 looks this season and has played 3 video games (2-0-1,.936 SV%, one shutout) to Talbot’s one (0-1-0,.900) under brand-new coach Ken Hitchcock.TRENDING DOWN Martin

Jones, SJS– He

has been the foundation of the San Jose Sharks each of the previous three seasons, making a minimum of 60 starts, consisting of 65 two times. However Jones most likely won’t hit that mark this season; his goals-against average (3.00 )has risen in each of his seasons with San Jose, which together with his.892 save percentage are each the worst of his profession. Backup Aaron Dell has actually started four of the previous 6 games with combined outcomes; he has two nothings but has actually allowed a minimum of five objectives in the other two.Connor Hellebuyck, WPG– The second-place finisher for the Vezina Prize last season as finest goalie in the NHL has actually not had a terrific follow-up season. He’s won nine games in 18 starts and has a 2.98 GAA (up from 2.36 last season) and.907 SV%(down from.924). Hellebuyck has no shutouts and hasn’t been the game-changer he was last season however deserves buying low with ongoing goal assistance from the Jets offense( 3.35 goals per game; ninth in NHL). DREAM TOP 25 GOALIE RANKINGS Standard Yahoo goalie classifications include wins, goals-against average, conserve portion and nothings. Worth has actually been quantified based upon elements including but not limited to previous production, group goalie situations, expected start volume

, predicted objective support( or lack thereof ), injury history, sleeper, bounce-back or breakout capacity, prepared for regression, age and agreement status (potential 2019 UFA: *; RFA: **). DTD shows player with day-to-day injury. 1. Pekka Rinne, NSH( SAME) 2. Frederik Andersen, TOR( SAME) 3. Marc-Andre Fleury, VGK( 4) 4. John Gibson, ANA( -1) 5. Braden Holtby, WSH ( 1 )6. Connor Hellebuyck, WPG( -2 )7. Sergei Bobrovsky, CBJ*( -2) 8. Devan Dubnyk, MIN( SAME )9.

Semyon Varlamov, COL *( SAME) 10. Tuukka Rask, BOS( SAME )11. Carter Hutton, BUF( 3
) 12. Henrik Lundqvist, NYR ( 1)
13. Ben Bishop, DAL (DTD )
14. Antti Raanta, ARI (DTD )
15. Martin Jones, SJS (-3 )
16. Jonathan Quick, LAK (NEW –
INJ.) 17. Jimmy Howard, DET * (SAME
) 18. Casey DeSmith, PIT *( NEW)
19. Corey Crawford, CHI (-2)
20.Carey Price, MTL (SAME)
21.Jaroslav Halak, BOS (-2 )
22.David Rittich, CGY ** (-1 )
23.Louis Domingue, TBL (-1)
24.Mikko Koskinen, EDM *( BRAND-NEW)
25. Curtis McElhinney, Cars And Truck *
( NEW) Left: Roberto Luongo,G, FLA (INJ.); Webcam Talbot, G, EDM *; Thomas Greiss, G, NYI; Jake Allen, G, STL Secret injuries: Andrei Vasilevskiy, G, TBL;Matt Murray, G, PIT; Brian Elliott, G, PHI *; Jack Campbell,G, LAK; Michal Neuvirth, G, PHI * READ:Lastweek’s Leading 25 goalie rankingsRead the Original Post.

Fantasy forward top 100 rankings for 2018-19


NHL.com’s dream hockey forward top 100 rankings are based upon previous production and expectations for the rest of the season in basic Yahoo leagues. For more dream coverage, visitNHL.com/ Fantasy.

MORE DREAM COVERAGE:Top 200|50 ‘D’|25 ‘G’|Lines|Tracker TRENDING UP Bryan Little, C, WPG– The easiest method to acquire exposure toPatrik Laine

, the most popular goal-scorer in theNHL, is by adding Little (11 percent owned inYahoo), who had four helps against the St. Louis Blues on Saturday and has nine points( one objective, 8 assists )in the previous seven video games. Laine now has 11 objectives in his past four games after his historic five-goal game Saturday, catapulting to No. 6 in NHL.com’s forward rankings.Video: WPG@VAN: Little profits from Markstrom’s miscue Jake Guentzel, LW, PIT– The Pittsburgh Penguins left wing scored a hat trick versus the Columbus Blue Jackets on Saturday and is having fun with Sidney Crosby once again given that the elite center’s

return from injury. With extreme right Patric Hornqvist( concussion) sidelined, the Penguins will rely greatly on Guentzel for secondary scoring. Since Oct. 25, Guentzel has 14 points( seven objectives, seven helps) in 15 video games and is starting to equate his Stanley Cup Playoff success to the regular season.Tyler Johnson, C/RW, TBL– The Tampa Bay Lightning have altered their lines once again, this time with Johnson and Brayden Point joining elite ideal wing Nikita Kucherov. Johnson has 3 goals on seven shots on goal in 2 video games because the modification. He rejoins the top 100 forwards and could continue to rise if the line sticks. Point, meanwhile, has actually surpassed Steven Stamkos, who’s now with forwards J.T. Millerand Yanni Gourde, in dreamworth for the rest of the season.Video: NJD@TBL: Johnson buries sweet feed from Point TRENDING DOWN Arizona Coyotes: The return of goalie Antti Raanta from injury hasn’t assisted their fortunes; he has actually permitted 11 objectives in the past two games, pressing the Coyotes’ losing streak tofour games. Forwards Clayton Keller and Alex Galchenyuk have actually underachieved based upon fantasy expectations, and the Coyotes have been held to 2 objectives or less in each of their past six games( 1-4-1). That said, aid might be on the way after Arizona got forward Nick Schmaltz( C/LW, 9 percentowned ), who ought to enhance the top six and first power-play unit.Ilya Kovalchuk, LW/RW, LAK– He hasn’t had a point over his past 9 video games, is no longer playing in the leading six and was limited to 6:20 against the Edmonton Oilers on Sunday. Fantasy owners must keep track of the duo of center Anze Kopitar( 7 points in previous 5 games) and wing Dustin Brown (scored hat technique Sunday), but the Kings’ only hope is goalie Jonathan Quick’s possible return today. Kovalchuk( LW/RW, 66 percent owned) is one of the most dropped players today and holding on to a spot on this list due to the fact that of his elite pedigree.FANTASY TOP 100 FORWARD RANKINGS Requirement Yahoo classifications consist of goals, assists, plus/minus, power-play points, shots on objective and hits for skaters. Forward positions suggest Yahoo eligibility for 2018-19 season( subject to additions, but never ever subtractions, at Yahoo’s discretion). … Value has been quantified based upon elements consisting of butnot restricted to previous production, projected line combinations, power-play usage, injury history, sleeper upside,

expected regression or bounce-back candidateship, age and contract status (potential 2019 UFA: *; RFA: **). … DTD suggests gamer with everyday injury.1. Connor McDavid, C, EDM( SAME )2. Alex Ovechkin, LW, WSH( SAME) 3. Nathan MacKinnon, C, COL( SAME )4. Sidney Crosby, C, PIT( 1) 5. Nikita Kucherov, RW,

TBL( 2 )6. Patrik Laine, RW, WPG **( 12 )7. David Pastrnak, RW, BOS( -3) 8. John Tavares, C, TOR( -2) 9. Tyler Seguin, C, DAL( -1) 10. Evgeni Malkin, C, PIT( -1 )11. MikkoRantanen, RW, COL **( 1) 12. Jamie Benn, C/LW, DAL( -1) 13. Brad Marchand, LW, BOS( -3) 14. Mitchell Marner, C/RW, TOR **( SAME )15. Jack Eichel, C, BUF ( 1) 16. Patrick Kane, RW, CHI( -3 )17. Blake Wheeler, C/RW,

WPG( SAME )18. Johnny Gaudreau, LW, CGY( 2) 19

. Brayden Point, C, TBL **( 19) 20. Jeff Skinner, C/LW, BUF *( 10) 21. Claude Giroux, C/LW, PHI( -6 )22. Sebastian Aho, C/LW/RW, VEHICLE ** (-3) 23. Artemi Panarin, LW, CBJ * (-2) 24. Nicklas Backstrom, C, WSH( 1 )25. Taylor Hall, LW, NJD( -2) 26. Filip Forsberg, LW, NSH( SAME) 27. Vladimir Tarasenko, RW, STL( SAME )28. Mark Scheifele, C, WPG( 1) 29. Alexander Radulov, RW, DAL( 3 )30. Phil Kessel, RW, PIT( 3) 31. Gabriel Landeskog, LW, COL ( 3 )32. Jonathan Marchessault, C/LW, VGK( -1) 33. Matthew Tkachuk, LW, CGY ** ( 3) 34.

Elias Pettersson, C, VAN( 6) 35. Steven Stamkos, C/RW, TBL (-11)
36. Leon Draisaitl, C/RW, EDM (-1)
37. Sean Monahan, C, CGY (SAME)
38. Timo Meier, LW/RW, SJS ** (
4 )39. Aleksander Barkov, C, FLA( -11) 40. Mike Hoffman, LW/RW, FLA ( 4 )
41. Webcam Atkinson, RW, CBJ ( 7 )
42. Mikael Granlund, C/RW, MINUTES ( 5 )
43. Logan Couture, C/LW, SJS (-2 )
44.Joe Pavelski, C/RW, SJS *( -1) 45.Mathew Barzal, C, NYI ( 1 )
46.Matt Duchene, C, OTT * ( 9 )
47.Pierre-Luc Dubois, C/LW, CBJ ( 2 )
48.Kyle Connor, LW, WPG ** ( 11)
49.Ryan Getzlaf, C, ANA ( 1 )
50.Rickard Rakell, C/LW/RW, ANA (
1)51. Evgenii Dadonov, LW/RW, FLA (-6)
52.Elias Lindholm, C/RW, CGY (SAME
) 53. Max Pacioretty, LW, VGK ( 18 )
54.Brock Boeser, RW, VAN ** (NEW –
INJ.) 55. Ryan O’Reilly, C, STL ( 2 )
56.Max Domi, C/LW, MTL (SAME
) 57. Evander Kane, LW, SJS (-4 )
58.Mark Stone, RW, OTT * ( 11
) 59. William Karlsson, C/LW, VGK ** (-5 )
60.Ryan Nugent-Hopkins, C/LW, EDM (-2)
61.Anze Kopitar, C, LAK ( 1)
62.Ryan Johansen, C, NSH ( 1 )
63.Brady Tkachuk, LW, OTT ( 1 )
64.Jakub Voracek, RW, PHI (-25 )
65.Yanni Gourde, C/LW/RW, TBL (
2)66. Clayton Keller, C/LW/RW, ARI (-5 )
67.Brayden Schenn, C, STL (-5 )
68. Sean Couturier, C, PHI ( 6 )
69. Tomas Hertl, C/LW/RW, SJS (SAME
) 70. Micheal Ferland, LW/RW, VEHICLE * ( 3 )
71.Dylan Larkin, C, DET ( 5)
72.Jake Guentzel, C/LW, PIT ** ( 11 )
73.Alex Tuch, RW, VGK ** ( 21 )
74.Tom Wilson, RW, WSH ( 22 )
75.Zach Parise, LW, MINUTES ( 7 )
76.Teuvo Teravainen, LW/RW, VEHICLE ** (SAME) 77.Anders Lee, LW, NYI * ( 3 )
78.Alex Galchenyuk, C/LW, ARI (-13 )
79.James van Riemsdyk, LW, PHI (-12 )
80.Alex DeBrincat, LW/RW, CHI (-3 )
81.Jonathan Huberdeau, LW, FLA (-3 )
82. Jonathan Toews, C, CHI ( 15 )
83.Jonathan Drouin, C/LW, MTL ( 5 )
84.Josh Bailey, RW, NYI ( 9 )
85.Chris Kreider, LW, NYR ( 1 )
86.J.T. Miller, C/LW/RW, TBL( -2)
87.Bo Horvat, C, VAN (-2 )
88.Sam Reinhart, C/RW, BUF (-1)
89.Kyle Palmieri, RW, NJD (-1 )
90.Eric Staal, C, MINUTES *( 2)
91.Jason Zucker, LW/RW, MINUTES ( 4 )
92.Tyler Johnson, C/RW, TBL (NEW )
93.Wayne Simmonds, RW, PHI * (-23 )
94.Mika Zibanejad, C, NYR (-13 )
95. Travis Konecny, C/LW/RW, PHI **( 5) 96. Andrei Svechnikov, RW, Cars And Truck( 2) 97. Reilly Smith, LW/RW, VGK (NEW
) 98. Ilya Kovalchuk, LW/RW, LAK (-19 )
99. Ondrej Kase, RW, ANA (NEW )
100. Bryan Little, C, WPG (NEW )
Left: Evgeny Kuznetsov, C, WSH( INJ.); T.J. Oshie, RW, WSH (INJ.); Patric Hornqvist, RW, PIT (INJ.); Nikolaj Ehlers, LW/RW, WPG; Nazem
Kadri, C, TOR Just missed out on: Dustin Brown, RW, LAK; Brendan Gallagher, RW, MTL; Nico Hischier, C, NJD; David Krejci, C, BOS; Kasperi Kapanen, RW, TOR **; Jakub
Vrana, LW/RW, WSH **; Patrick Marleau, C/LW, TOR; Andreas Athanasiou, C/LW, DET; Jake DeBrusk, LW/RW, BOS; Nikolay Goldobin,LW/RW, VAN **; Brandon Saad, LW, CHI; Tanner Pearson, LW, PIT; Alexander Kerfoot, C/LW, COL **; Mikko Koivu, C, MINUTES; Nick
Schmaltz, C/LW, ARI **; Tomas Tatar, LW/RW, MTL; Jason Pominville, RW, BUF *; Jeff
Carter, C, LAK; Zach Hyman, LW, TOR; Cody Eakin, C, VGK; Drake Batherson, C/RW, OTT; Jason Spezza, C/RW, DAL *; Anthony Beauvillier, C/LW, NYI **; Kevin Hayes, C, NYR*; Jakob Forsbacka Karlsson, C, BOS ** Key
injuries: Auston Matthews, C, TOR **; Patrice Bergeron, C, BOS; Vincent Trocheck,C, FLA; Viktor Arvidsson, LW/RW, NSH
; Jaden Schwartz, LW, STL; Kyle Turris, C, NSH; Ondrej Palat, LW, TBL; Paul
Stastny, C, VGK; Corey Perry, RW, ANA; Mats Zuccarello, RW, NYR *; Pavel Buchnevich, RW, NYR **; Sven Baertschi, LW, VAN; Erik Haula, C/LW, VGK Other ended list: William Nylander, C/RW, TOR( limited complimentary representative )[ READ: Leading 100 forwardrankings Nov. 20] Subscribe now to NHL Dream on Ice, a twice-per-week fantasy hockey podcast with Pete Jensen and Rob Reese.%%item_read_more_button %%.

Fantasy Football Week 13: Matt Camp’s Fantasy Big Board


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    Phillip Lindsay could run you into the fantasy playoffs.

     Phillip Lindsay might</span></small></div><p>run you into the fantasy playoffs.Phillip Lindsay might run you into the dream playoffs.Matthew Stockman/Getty Images The byes are over, and that implies the fantasy regular season is ending. For many, today is the last opportunity to enter into the playoffs. This is not the time to overthink every lineup choice. Consistent factors should remain in your lineup no matter match, specifically given that there are so few dominant defenses.Of course, it’s constantly great when one of your most dependable players has an excellent matchup to possibly increase his fantasy value in a huge way. Phillip Lindsay has actually been an ideal RB2 for many of the season, however he’ll have RB1 potential when he faces the awful Cincinnati Bengals run defense.Recent pickups from the waiver wire could be locking down starting spots for the dream playoffs. Gus Edwards and Lamar Jackson weren’t on the dream radar a month ago, and now both players are crucial to the success of the Baltimore Ravens. That need to continue versus the Atlanta Falcons on Sunday.Here’s the first take a look at points-per-reception( PPR) rankings for Week 13.

    These will alter throughout the week and up to Sunday’s action as we get more details about injuries and constraints, so make certain to bookmark this page for my full rankings for all scoring formats.Check out Matt Camp on his Fantasy Camp podcast, available every Tuesday and Thursday. Click to subscribe or listen wherever you get podcasts.1 of 7 Patrick Mahomes and the Chiefs must go huge in Oakland.David Eulitt/Getty Images I present my leading 100 gamers( minus quarterbacks) for the week as a way to assist identify your flex spots. You may favor a specific position or gamer over another based on his function and/or your scoring rules.As an additional tiebreaker, here are the groups I like as an entire todaybased on their matches: Kansas City

    Chiefs( at Oakland Raiders) Los Angeles Rams( at Detroit Lions) Denver Broncos( at Cincinnati Bengals) Carolina Panthers( at Tampa Bay Buccaneers )Tampa Bay Buccaneers (vs. Carolina Panthers )2 of 7

     Russell Wilson has a great match with the 49ers.Russell Wilson has a great match with the 49ers. Harry How/Getty Images Much better than Normal Russell Wilson, SEA( vs. SF)

    Performance

      Russell Wilson has a nice matchup with the 49ers.

      has actually been the secret to Wilson’s dream success this season. The Seattle Seahawks are balancing 28.1 pass efforts per game, which is

      second just to the

      Tennessee Titans for fewest attempts in the league. However, Wilson has actually thrown for a minimum of two touchdowns in all however one video game this season with simply 5 interceptions. In his last 7 video games, Wilson has 18 touchdowns to just two interceptions.The Seahawks have a typical match with the visiting San Francisco 49ers. In the last 4 weeks( 3 video games), quarterbacks got the 49ers for 679 lawns and five goals. However, that includes 312 backyards and two goals from Jameis Winston in Week 12.

      The 49ers haven’t faced stiff challenges over the last month, so Wilson will be an action up. Anticipate his high performance to continue with a top-10 week.Concern Mitchell Trubisky, CHI (at NYG) The Chicago Bears decided against running the risk of Trubisky on a short week and sat him down for the Week 12 match with the Detroit Lions. His shoulder problem might be enough to keep him out for a second straight week, according to Adam Schefter of ESPN.com, although

      a Week 14

      return is expected.The Bears had the ability to win without

      Trubisky versus the Lions, so with the huge photo in mind, he might sit once again in Week 13. Trubisky’s been a top-10 option this season, so if you were counting on him to play, ensure you have alternate plans.Matt Ryan, ATL( vs. BAL) The Atlanta Falcons tookan awful loss to the New Orleans Saints on Thanksgiving night, yet Ryan still handled a strong dream effort with 377 yards, 2 goals and an interception on 35-of-47 passing. That put him at 20.7 dream points and in the low end of the QB1 tier for Week 12. Thisweek, Ryan and

      the Falcons host the Baltimore Ravens. Baltimore’s last 3 video games came versus the Oakland Raiders, Cincinnati Bengals and Pittsburgh Steelers. They enabled 697 backyards and five goals to quarterbacks in those video games, which put them in the middle of the pack with 18.3 fantasy points allowed. Ben Roethlisberger offered the only genuine test in those 3 video games and managed to generate 270 yards and 2 goals. Ryan has actually been a top-five fantasy quarterback this season at 23 FPG, however this matchup dictates decreased expectations.Streamer Lamar Jackson, BAL (at ATL) The Jackson experience remains a positive one for both the Ravens and those who had Jackson in beginning lineups in the last 2 weeks. He was a little busier as a passer in his 2nd start, going 14-of-25 for 178 lawns with a rating and 2 interceptions. Nevertheless, he was able to rack up 71 rushing yards and a touchdown on the ground during his 11 carries. That sufficed for 20.2 fantasy points, so Jackson was a great streamer.According to Mike Garafolo of NFL Network, the Ravens

      intend on sticking to Jackson for Week 13 considering that Joe Flacco hasn’t been cleared from his hip injury, although there’s a possibility that could change. The Falcons have a below-average pass defense( seventh-most passing backyards allowed )and a bad run defense (eighth-most hurrying backyards allowed), so Jackson has another possibility to provide trusted fantasy production with this match in his favor.3 of 7

      It should be another hectic week for Gus Edwards.Nick Wass/Associated Press Much better Than Usual Phillip Lindsay, DEN( at CIN) Through 12 weeks, Lindsay is averaging 14.8 dream points per game, which is 15th among running backs who appeared in at least 5 games. He’s been a strong RB2 and has greatly gone beyond expectations as a hot

      waiver

        It should be another busy week for Gus Edwards.

        wire pickup following Week 1. Now, the Denver Broncos are pushing their method back into playoff contention, and Lindsay is a huge part of that renewal. He could play an even larger role

        on Sunday.The Broncos take on the Bengals in Cincinnati,

        which is an exploitable match for Lindsay. In the last 4 weeks, running backs ripped the Bengals for 460 backyards and 5 touchdowns on 93 carries for the most dream points per video game throughout that span. The Bengals have actually enabled the second-most rushing lawns per game( 147.5 )and are connected for 3rd in hurrying goals permitted( 14). The Broncos must lean on Lindsay to bring the offense, so he’ll have genuine RB1 potential.Gus Edwards, BAL (at ATL) Even though Alex Collins was able to go through a full practice last Friday, the Ravens decided to keep him out for their match against the Oakland Raiders. That indicated a clear course for Edwards to follow up on the 17-carry, 115-yard performance he had in Week 11. He had the ability to do simply that with 118 backyards on 23 brings in a triumph. Prior to Week 11, Collins owned the group’s finest rushing performance of the season with 68 backyards on 18 brings in Week 3. In the last 2 video games, the Ravens got their first, second and third 100-yard rushing efforts of the season from Edwards( twice) and Lamar Jackson. Jackson seems in line for another start, so it needs to be another heaping helping for Edwards. He’ll face a Falcons defense surrendering the seventh-most dream points per game to running backs in the last 4 weeks. Edwards is a fantastic RB2 who could push into RB1 territory with a little assistance from game flow.Theo Riddick, DET(

        vs. LAR )A huge week for LeGarrette Blount overshadowed another strong effort from Riddick. While Blount ran 19 times for 88 lawns and 2 scores, Riddick captured all 7 of his targets for 48 backyards in a loss to the Chicago Bears. He now has at least five receptions in each of his last four games and is 2nd

        on the group with 48 catches.Blount received a big workload since the Lions had a lead heading into the fourth quarter. Week 13 will present a harder difficulty when the Los Angeles Rams go to Detroit.The Rams are the third-easiest matchup for running backs in the last month. Whether Kerryon Johnson( knee) returns or not, Riddick will likely see another strong target share based on video game circulation

        and the lack of Marvin Jones (knee, IR). Riddick is a trusted RB3/flex with RB2 upside.Sleeper Nyheim Hines, IND( at JAC) If Marlon Mack’s concussion keeps him out of action this weekend, Hines might be back on the fantasy radar for the very first time given that the start of the season. Even though Jordan Wilkins would see some carries, there’s plainly more rely on Hines, specifically considering that Wilkins lost two fumbles this season. Hines hasn’t had more than three receptions or 22 backyards given that Mack returned from injury in Week 6. In the very first five video games, he had at least five receptions and 25 backyards 4 times. In addition to Mack’s possible absence, the Colts require to make up for the loss of Jack Doyle to a kidney injury that put him on injured reserve.We might see more of Hines in the death game despite Mack’s status, but if Mack is out, Hines is a sly play against the Jacksonville Jaguars.4 of 7

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        “>Lots of targets will be coming to Kenny Golladay.Michael Reaves/Getty Images Better Than Usual Kenny Golladay, DET( vs. LAR )It’s all about Golladay in the Lions ‘receiving corps. In last week’s loss to the Chicago Bears, Golladay had fivereceptionsfor 90 lawns on 8 targets. Over the last 3 video games, Golladay leads the group with 36 targets, 19 receptions, 281 lawns and 2 touchdowns.

        He’s balancing 19.7 fantasy points and has been on the WR1/WR2 borderline. That’s a considerable rise from the 13.0-point average he had through the very first 9 weeks.We must anticipate more of the recent Golladay production to

        Plenty of targets will be coming to Kenny Golladay.

        continue Sunday when the Lions host the Rams.No team has enabled more fantasy points

        to pass receivers than the Rams in the last 3

        weeks. The Lions rank seventh in

        that classification, so there probably won’t be a lot of good defense in this game. In between video game circulation and the absences of Marvin Jones and perhaps Kerryon Johnson, Golladay will be a clear WR2 with a chance at another WR1 performance.D.J. Moore, CAR (at TB) With Devin Funchess( back )out for Week 12, it was much easier to trust Moore to follow up the big video game he had in Week 11. Moore taped 8 receptions and 91 lawns on 9 targets and a carry for seven backyards.

        In the last two games, Moore has 15 receptions for 248 lawns and a rating on 17 targets. It’s the only time this season he had back-to-back video games with at least five receptions.Moore is now second on the group to Christian McCaffrey in getting backyards( 608-565) and is 3rd on the group in targets( 48) and receptions( 38 ). He’s probably the very best fantasy choice on the team outside McCaffrey and Cam Newton, and he has a great possibility to keep it entering Tampa Bay.

        The Buccaneers have enabled the sixth-most receiving backyards per game (291.5 )in 2018. Moore is a good WR2 with a high ceiling and a safe flooring, specifically if Funchess sits this week.Concern A.J. Green, CIN( vs. DEN )Green has actually now missed three games with a toe injury after he was not able to practice leading up to the Week 12 match with the Cleveland Browns. Because game, Andy Dalton suffered a thumb injury that was bad enough to send him to injured reserve. So if Green does come back this week, he’ll be catching passes from Jeff Driskel. Nothing can be presumed with Green’s status, consisting of any potential constraints from his injury. If Green doesn’t play today and the Bengals lose again, they might consider shutting him down for worthless games.Sleeper Bruce Ellington, DET (vs. LAR )Losing Golden Tate to a trade, Marvin Jones( knee )to hurt reserve and the lack of Kerryon Johnson (knee) has actually opened up some chances in the Lions offense. In two games, Ellington currently has 12 receptions for 80 backyards on 16 targets.

        Just Golladay’s 23 targets

        top Ellington’s involvement over that span, so he might be in for another busy day in simply his third video game with the team.Between the Rams’ resist broad receivers and the potential of a high-scoring affair with two having a hard time defenses, Ellington has some excellent benefit in a matchup that might yield a lot of points.

        Chances will be there for Ellington to be successful, so you can get him from the waiver wire and insert him into your lineup as a deep sleeper.5 of 7 Without Jack Doyle</p><p><span><strong>, the Colts will need a lot from Eric Ebron.Without Jack Doyle, the Colts will need a lot from Eric Ebron.Andy Lyons/Getty Images Much better Than Normal Eric Ebron, IND( at JAC) If you quit on Ebron following his Week 11 goose egg, you are certainly regretting it now. He got better in a huge method with 5 receptions for 45 yards and 2 touchdowns on 7 targets in last week’s win over the Miami Dolphins. Ebron now has 11 goals for the season and 3 games with multiple ratings. Ebron’s fantasy worth got a huge increase due to some unfortunate news for the Indianapolis Colts. Jack Doyle suffered a kidney injury recently and will miss out on the rest of the season.

        If there was

          Without Jack Doyle, the Colts will need a lot from Eric Ebron.

          any doubt or concern for Ebron, it must be gone. When Doyle was out from Weeks 3-7, Ebron was a top-five tight end with 15.6 dream points per video game

          . He’ll be right back because conversation this week and for the rest of the season.Jared Cook, OAK (vs.

          KC )Cook hasn’t been really busy over the last two video games, but he has been productive. With five receptions for 63 yards and 2 goals on 11 targets, Cook has 23.3 dream points in the last 2 weeks. Being that touchdown-reliant in an offense than ranks 30th in points per video game is hazardous, although Cook

          needs to be busier when he faces the Kansas City Chiefs in Week 13. In the last month( 3 games ), Kansas City yielded 18 receptions, 216 backyards and 2 touchdowns to tight ends, which comes out to the eighth-most fantasy points allowed that time duration. Obviously, the Raiders will need everything they can get out of their offense to have even a remote chance of winning this game. Oakland is woefully brief on talent in the receiving corps, so Cook will almost certainly see an uptick in targets out of

          necessity. It may take some garbage-time heroics, but he must be an excellent play.Sleeper C.J. Uzomah, CIN( vs. DEN) Uzomah has been on and off the fantasy radar for the last 2 months without much production to show for his efforts. He logged a season-high 13 targets with six receptions for 39 backyards in last week’s loss to the Cleveland Browns. Considering A.J. Green’s status is unidentified and Jeff Driskel is taking control of for

          the hurt Andy Dalton, Uzomah might function as a security blanket of sorts for Driskel. Plus, Uzomah faces a Denver Broncos defense that quit 17 receptions, 212 lawns and two touchdowns to tight ends in the last 3 games. Take a look at Uzomah if you’re stuck at tight end.6 of 7

          The Chiefs defense will benefit from playing the Raiders.Charlie Riedel/Associated Press Finest Streaming Alternative Kansas City Chiefs (at OAK) With the excitement surrounding the offense, nobody seems to appreciate the Chiefs defense, but they must be paying attention today. Matchups suggest whatever when attempting

          to find a defense, and the Chiefs have a great one in the Oakland Raiders this weekend.In the last four weeks, Oakland gave up 19 sacks, 2 fumble recoveries and two touchdowns while scoring just 49 points. That would describe why they enabled the second-most dream points to defenses in that period. Make the most of this impressive match and utilize the Chiefs defense with confidence. Ownership percentage: ESPN, 43.8; Yahoo, 42.0 Other streaming alternatives: Seattle Seahawks( vs. SF)The Chiefs defense will benefit from playing the Raiders.

          , Tennessee Titans( vs. NYJ) 7 of 7

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          “> Cairo Santos is a nice</p><p><strong>choice to grab for Week 13.Cairo Santos is a nice choice to grab for Week 13. Jason Behnken/Associated Press Finest Streaming Option Cairo Santos, TB( vs. CAR) After investing time as Greg Zuerlein’s replacement with the Los Angeles Rams, Santos landed with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers in Week 11. Given that showing up, he has eight additional points and 2 basket in two games. The Buccaneers are ninth in scoring average in 26.7 points per game and deal with a Carolina Panthers

          defense that allowed the12th-most points per game

          at 25.6. Santos must get plenty of chances in this matchup of beatable defenses. Ownership percentages: ESPN, 2.9; Yahoo,

          1.0 Other streaming choice: Sebastian Janikowski, SEA( vs. SF)%%item_read_more_button%Cairo Santos is a nice option to grab for Week 13.

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Projected lineups, starting goalies for today


Projected lineups are based on reporting of NHL.com staff and correspondents at morning skates, team announcements and media reports. Although last-minute lineup changes are possible, these projections provide fantasy owners with the most up-to-date information available.

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DUCKS (11-10-5) at PANTHERS (9-9-4)

7 p.m. ET; FS-F, PRIME, NHL.TV

Ducks projected lineup

Rickard RakellRyan GetzlafJakob Silfverberg

Nick RitchieAdam HenriqueOndrej Kase

Andrew CoglianoRyan KeslerKiefer Sherwood

Brian GibbonsCarter RowneyPontus Aberg

Jacob LarssonJosh Manson

Andy WelinskiBrandon Montour

Marcus PetterssonJake Dotchin

John Gibson

Ryan Miller

Scratched:Ben Street,Andrej Sustr

Injured:Corey Perry(knee surgery),Cam Fowler(facial fractures),Patrick Eaves(back),Hampus Lindholm(upper body)

Panthers projected lineup

Evgenii DadonovAleksander BarkovMike Hoffman

Jonathan HuberdeauJared McCannFrank Vatrano

Dryden Hunt— Nick BjugstadTroy Brouwer

Micheal HaleyJuho LammikkoColton Sceviour

Mike MathesonAaron Ekblad

Keith YandleMark Pysyk

Bogdan KiselevichMacKenzie Weegar

James Reimer

Michael Hutchinson

Scratched:Alexander Petrovic

Injured:Roberto Luongo(lower body),Denis Malgin(upper body),Vincent Trocheck(ankle),Derek MacKenzie(shoulder),Jamie McGinn(back)

BLUES (8-11-3) at RED WINGS (10-11-3)

7 p.m. ET; NBCSN

Blues projected lineup

Robby FabbriBrayden SchennRobert Thomas

Alexander SteenRyan O’ReillyVladimir Tarasenko

David PerronTyler BozakPat Maroon

Zach SanfordIvan BarbashevOskar Sundqvist

Vince DunnAlex Pietrangelo

Joel EdmundsonColton Parayko

Jay BouwmeesterJordan Schmaltz

Chad Johnson

Jake Allen

Scratched:Nikita Soshnikov,Sammy Blais

Injured:Jaden Schwartz(hand),Carl Gunnarsson(upper body),Robert Bortuzzo(lower body)

Red Wings projected lineup

Anthony ManthaDylan LarkinJustin Abdelkader 

Gustav NyquistFrans NielsenAndreas Athanasiou

Tyler BertuzziLuke GlendeningMichael Rasmussen

Thomas VanekJacob de la RoseMartin Frk 

Trevor DaleyMike Green

Danny DeKeyserNick Jensen

Niklas KronwallDennis Cholowski

Jimmy Howard

Jonathan Bernier

Scratched:Luke Witkowski,Christoffer Ehn,Jonathan Ericsson

Injured:Evgeny Svechnikov (knee surgery),Darren Helm(upper body)

SHARKS (12-8-5) at MAPLE LEAFS (17-8-0)

7:30 p.m. ET; TVAS, SN, NBCSCA, NHL.TV

Sharks projected lineup

Evander KaneJoe PavelskiJoonas Donskoi

Tomas HertlLogan CoutureTimo Meier

Marcus SorensenJoe ThorntonKevin Labanc

Barclay GoodrowLukas RadilMelker Karlsson

Brenden DillonErik Karlsson

Joakim RyanBrent Burns

Marc-Edouard VlasicJustin Braun

Aaron Dell

Martin Jones

Scratched:Antti Suomela,Radim Simek,Tim Heed 

Injured:None

Maple Leafs projected lineup

Zach HymanJohn TavaresMitchell Marner

Patrick MarleauAuston MatthewsKasperi Kapanen

Andreas JohnssonNazem KadriConnor Brown

Tyler EnnisPar LindholmJosh Leivo

Morgan RiellyRon Hainsey

Jake GardinerNikita Zaitsev

Travis DermottIgor Ozhiganov

Frederik Andersen

Garret Sparks

Scratched:Frederik Gauthier,Martin Marincin,Justin Holl

Injured:None

STARS (12-10-3) at FLAMES (14-9-1)

9 p.m. ET; SN1, FS-SW+, NHL.TV

Stars projected lineup

Jamie BennTyler SeguinAlexander Radulov

Roope HintzJason SpezzaDevin Shore

Valeri NichushkinRadek FaksaTyler Pitlick

Mattias JanmarkJason DickinsonBlake Comeau

Esa LindellMiro Heiskanen

Gavin BayreutherRoman Polak

Joel HanleyTaylor Fedun

Anton Khudobin

Landon Bow

Scratched:Brett Ritchie,Gemel Smith,Julius Honka

Injured:Martin Hanzal(back),Stephen Johns(undisclosed),John Klingberg(upper body),Connor Carrick(foot),Marc Methot(lower body),Ben Bishop(lower body)

Flames projected lineup

Johnny GaudreauSean MonahanElias Lindholm

Matthew TkachukMikael BacklundSam Bennett

Austin CzarnikDerek RyanJames Neal

Dillon DubeMark JankowksiGarnet Hathaway

Mark GiordanoTJ BrodieNoah HanifinTravis Hamonic

Oliver KylingtonRasmus Andersson

David Rittich

Mike Smith

Scratched:Ryan Lomberg

Injured:Michael Frolik(lower body),Juuso Valimaki(lower body),Michael Stone(blood clot)

PENGUINS (10-8-5) at AVALANCHE (14-6-4)

9:30 p.m. ET; NBCSN, ATTSN-PT

Penguins projected lineup

Jake GuentzelSidney CrosbyBryan Rust

Tanner PearsonEvgeni MalkinPhil Kessel

Zach Aston-ReeseDerick BrassardDaniel Sprong

Garrett WilsonRiley SheahanDerek Grant

Brian DumoulinKris Letang

Jack JohnsonJamie Oleksiak

Olli MaattaJuuso Riikola

Casey DeSmith

Tristan Jarry

Scratched:Chad Ruhwedel,Dominik Simon

Injured:Matt Cullen(lower body),Patric Hornqvist(concussion),Matt Murray(lower body),Justin Schultz(fractured leg)

Avalanche projected lineup

Gabriel LandeskogNathan MacKinnonMikko Rantanen

Tyson JostAlexander KerfootColin Wilson

Matt NietoCarl SoderbergMatt Calvert

Sven AndrighettoJ.T. Compher— Gabriel Bourque

Samuel GirardErik Johnson

Ian Cole— Nikita Zadorov

Patrik Nemeth— Mark Barberio

Philipp Grubauer

Semyon Varlamov

Scratched:Sheldon Dries,Vladislav Kamenev

Injured:Tyson Barrie(lower body)

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Fantasy defenseman top 50 rankings for 2018-19


NHL.com’s dream hockey defenseman leading 50 rankings are based on past production and expectations for the rest of the season in standard Yahoo leagues. For more dream hockey coverage, seeNHL.com/ Dream.

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TRENDING UP

Drew Doughty, LAK:The Los Angeles Kings defenseman has 4 points (one objective, three assists) in his previous four games. Doughty’s providing category coverage with 11 shots on goal, nine hits and a plus-5 over the span. The Kings are 2-2-0 in their past 4 video games and, with goalieJonathan Quick(lower body) near to returning, Doughty is an under-the-radar trade target in season-long formats.Matt Dumba, MINUTES: The Minnesota Wild defenseman is on a six-game point streak totaling nine points( five objectives, 4 helps) and 28 SOG. Dumba has asserted himself as the Wild’s No. 1 fantasy defenseman option over Ryan Suter and has actually signed up with NHL.com’s leading 10 rankings at the position. Dumba hasincluded worthin leagues that count hits; he ranks 28th (45 in 23 video games) at the position entering Tuesday.Colin Miller, VGK: The Vegas Golden Knights defenseman has emerged as a quality streaming option in all

formats with 10 points( two objectives, eight helps), including 5 on the power play, in the past 10 games. Miller has 10 SOG, 17 hits and is plus-6 over the period. If Miller’s success on the very first power-play system with forwards Jonathan Marchessault, Max Pacioretty, Alex Tuch and Reilly Smith continues, he might possibly surpass Shea Theodore as the top dream defenseman choice for the Golden Knights.Ryan McDonagh, TBL: Even with Victor Hedman back in the lineup,McDonagh is making the caseto stay on dream lineups with five points( one objective, 4 helps) and a plus-7 in his previous four video games. While McDonagh is not a high-end trade target, he might be able to replicate the production that Mikhail Sergachev had last season( 40 points in 79 video games ).

McDonaghdeserveskeeping for exposure to Tampa Bay’s deep forward group.Video: FLA@TBL: McDonaghpokes home Stamkos’ long pass INJURY UPDATES Shea Weber, MTL: The Montreal Canadiens defenseman is anticipated to return against the Carolina Hurricanes on Tuesday after missing out on the first 24 video games with a knee injury. Weber will likely have an immediate dream impact with exposure to forwards Max Domi, Jonathan Drouin, Jesperi Kotkaniemi and Brendan Gallagher on the leading power-play unit. Defenseman Jeff Petry( 17 points in 24 video games) will remain in NHL.com’s rankings this week

, however fantasy owners may wish to turn in other places moving forward.Alexander Edler, VAN: The Vancouver Canucks defenseman returned versus the Los Angeles Kings on Saturday. Edler( 21 percent owned) was held without a point however regained his spot on the top power play with forwards Elias Pettersson and Bo Horvat. Extreme right Brock Boeser is expected to return Tuesday, offering Edler another valuable forward to possibly take advantage of. He’s worth including standard leagues as a fourth or fifth defenseman with high upside if he canstay healthy.TOP 50 DEFENSEMAN RANKINGSStandard Yahoo classifications consist ofobjectives, assists, plus/minus, power-play points, shots on objective and now strikes for skaters. … Worth has actually been quantified based upon elements including but not restricted to past production, defense sets, power-play usage, injury history, sleeper, bounce-back or breakout potential, anticipated regression, age and agreementstatus( possible 2019 UFA: *; RFA: **). DTD suggests gamers with everyday injury issues.1. Brent Burns, SJS( SAME) 2. John Carlson, WSH (SAME) 3. Victor Hedman, TBL ( 1) 4. Morgan Rielly, TOR( -1) 5. Erik Karlsson, SJS *( SAME) 6. Dustin Byfuglien, WPG( SAME )7. Roman Josi, NSH( 1)8. Kris Letang, PIT( 1) 9. Seth Jones, CBJ( -2) 10. Matt Dumba, MINUTES( 4 )11. Thomas Chabot, OTT( 1 )12. Tyson Barrie, COL( DTD )13. Mark Giordano, CGY (SAME) 14. Torey Krug, BOS ( 1) 15. P.K. Subban, NSH( DTD) 16. Keith Yandle, FLA( SAME) 17.

Drew Doughty, LAK( 6 )18. Rasmus Ristolainen, BUF( SAME) 19. Ryan Ellis, NSH ( 3) 20. Ryan Suter, MINUTES( 4) 21. Shea Weber, MTL( 4 )22. Zach Werenski, CBJ **( -2) 23. Shayne Gostisbehere, PHI( -3) 24. Oliver Ekman-Larsson, ARI( -7 )25. Rasmus Dahlin, BUF( 4) 26. Charlie McAvoy, BOS **( DTD) 27. Dougie Hamilton, CAR( -6) 28. Neal Pionk, NYR **( SAME) 29. Miro Heiskanen, DAL( 2 )30. Alex Pietrangelo, STL ( 2) 31. Jake Gardiner, TOR *( -5 )32. Oscar Klefbom, EDM ( 1) 33. Mattias Ekholm, NSH( 1) 34.Aaron Ekblad, FLA ( 1)

35. Mike Green, DET ( 1)

36. Ivan Provorov, PHI ** (-7 )

37. Shea Theodore, VGK ( 2 )

38. Ryan McDonagh, TBL ( 8)

39. Colin Miller, VGK ( 10)

40. Brandon Montour, ANA ( 9 )

41. Erik Johnson, COL (-4 )

42. Justin Faulk, VEHICLE (-4 )

43. Alexander Edler, VAN * (

NEW– INJ.) 44. Will Butcher, NJD ** (-3 )

45.Jared Spurgeon, MIN (-3)

46.Samuel Girard, COL (-3)

47.Jeff Petry, MTL (-3 )

48.Esa Lindell, DAL **( BRAND-NEW) 49

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50. Sami Vatanen, NJD (NEW )

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MORE FANTASY PROTECTION:Top 200|100 ‘F’|50 ‘D’|25 ‘G’Team power ranks|Top 25 lines|Daily proj. lineups, starting goalies TUE.NOV. 27 Arizona Coyotes: They obtained forward Nick Schmaltz from the Chicago Blackhawks for forwards Dylan Strome and Brendan Perlini on Sunday. Schmaltz, a possible

2019 limited totally free representative, has renewed fantasyupside with theprobability of playing in Arizona’s top 6 afterbeing on primarily the third line for Chicago this season. Schmaltz has turned in between center and wing and underachieved early this season( 11 points in 23 video games) however showcased his potential with 52 points( 21 goals, 31 helps) and 13 power-play points in 78 games last season.Schmaltz could improve the depth scoring of the Coyotes, who have scored the third fewest goals per game( 2.36) and are connected for the fifth worst power-play percentage (15.5). Schmaltz is worth thinking about in deep leagues with a possibility to spark slow-starting forwards Clayton Keller, Alex Galchenyuk and/or Derek Stepan, each of whom has been valuable in the past. UPDATE: Schmaltz ($ 4,300 in FanDuel )will make his Coyotes debut at the Minnesota Wild on Tuesday and is anticipated to play with center Alex Galchenyuk and wing Clayton Keller.Chicago Blackhawks: They have been stacking top extreme right Patrick Kaneand center Jonathan Toewson the very same line with left wing Brandon Saad in recent games but could incorporate Strome and/orPerlini into the leading six under brand-new coach Jeremy Colliton. Strome, the 3rd choice in the 2015 NHL Draft, hasn’t been fantasy-relevant (16 points, minus-11 in 48 NHL games) however could either get a trial focusing Kane or reunite with wing Alex DeBrincat,

whom Strome has past chemistry with from their time with Erie of the Ontario Hockey League. Perlini covered goals( 17) and power-play

points( 11)last season and could potentially get exposure to Kane or Toews. Dream owners should take a wait-and-see method prior to streaming Strome or Perlini. UPGRADE: Strome ($ 4,000 in FanDuel )will make his Blackhawks debut versus the Vegas Golden Knights on Tuesday and could take Schmaltz’s location on the power play with Kane and Toews.Colorado Avalanche: Defenseman Tyson Barrie( undisclosed) is not anticipated to play versus the NashvillePredators on Tuesday. Samuel Girard should see very first power-play use in Barrie’s lack and is a DFS worth defenseman ($ 4,000 in FanDuel) versus his previous group; he has a power-play help versus Nashville on Nov. 7. Montreal Canadiens: Defenseman Shea Weber (knee surgical treatment) will make his season debut against the Carolina Hurricanes on Tuesday. Weber will likely return to his typical area on the leading pair and very first power-play unit, which includes important dream forwards Max Domi, Jonathan Drouin and Brendan Gallagher. Weber’s return must boost the value of goalie CareyRate, who had a. 923 save percentage in 2016-17, Weber’s very first season in Montreal, however has a combined.900 SV%in the two seasons because with Weber primarily out.Defenseman Jeff Petry has actually thrived in Weber’s place with 17 points( 6 on power play) and 42 shots on goal in 24 games but will likely lose worth and very first power-play usage upon Weber’s return, making Petry a sell-high prospect in fantasy. Weber has actually missed out on significant time due to the fact that of injuries over the past two seasons however deserves adding

or targeting in a dream trade ahead of his return, specifically in leagues that count hits( 2.2 per game in NHL career) and/or blocked shots( 1.6). Forward Andrew Shaw had a power-play assist with 2 shots on objective and 4 hits in a 3-2 loss to the Boston Bruins on Saturday, extending his point streak to 3 video games( onegoal,three helps). Shaw has 11 points( six objectives, 5 assists), two power-play points, 20 hits and 25SOG in his previous 9 games. He is offering category protection on a line with forwards Domi, who has 15 points( six objectives, nine assists) in 13 games this month, and Drouin, who has points (five objectives, five helps) in seven of his past 9 games.Los Angeles Kings: Goalie Jonathan Quick( knee

surgical treatment) hasbeen triggered off hurt reserve however is not anticipated to begin versus the Vancouver Canucks on Tuesday. Quick hasn’t played because Oct. 23 and is 0-3-1 with a 4.55 goals-against average and.845 save portion in four starts this season however was 33-28-3 with a 2.40 GAA and.921 SV %in 64 games last season. Quick is a buy-low fantasy trade choice with the capacity for a rebound based upon his elite track record. Expect Quick to get most of the starts upon his ultimate return, specifically with backup Jack Campbell (knee) hurt and Calvin Petersen being inexperienced.Nashville Predators: Forward Austin Watson had a hat trick versus the Anaheim Ducks on Sunday, scoring an even-strength, power-play and empty-net objective. He saw time on the first line with left wing Filip Forsberg and center Ryan Johansen on Sunday and now has 6 points( 4 objectives, two helps) in 6 video games since returning from a season-opening suspension. Watson is worth keeping track of as a deep-league streaming alternative, specifically with wing Viktor Arvidsson (hand) on injured reserve. Watson ($ 3,000 in FanDuel) is a value choice versus the Colorado Avalanche on Tuesday.Pittsburgh Penguins: Left wing Tanner Pearson scored an objective, and goalie Casey DeSmith won his second consecutive start and had 37 conserves in a 4-2 win against the Columbus Blue Jackets on Saturday. Pearson is skating on a line with elite forwards Evgeni Malkin and Phil Kessel and has 4 points( three objectives, one assist) and 9 SOG in his past 4 video games. He deserves streaming given his frequent use in Pittsburgh’s leading 6 since being gotten from the Los Angeles Kings on Nov. 14. DeSmith is 5-3-3 with a 2.35 goals-against average and.927 save portion in 14 games (10 starts )and is starting in place of Matt Murray( lower body). With injuries to valuable dream goalies Andrei Vasilevskiy, Jonathan Quick, Ben Bishop

and Roberto Luongo, DeSmith is a must-add goalie in all formats. The Penguins play back-to-back

roadway video games against the Winnipeg Jets on Tuesday and Colorado Avalanche on Wednesday.Vancouver Canucks: Right wing Brock Boeser (groin )is expected to return to the lineup versus the Los Angeles Kings on Tuesday. He has actually missed the past 11 games but must provide a big lift to the Canucks, who are 2-7-2 and have been outscored 42-30 in Boeser’s lack. Boeser ($ 6,100 in FanDuel) will rejoin the first power play and also see even-strength usage with an important center in rookie Elias Pettersson, who he practiced with along with Nikolay Goldobin on Monday.Vegas Golden Knights: Left wing Max Pacioretty had 2 goals in a 6-0 win against the San Jose Sharks on Saturday, extending his point streak to 5 games. Pacioretty has 7

points( 6 goals, oneassist) and12 shots ongoal in the span and has actually scored 9 of his 11 points this season over his past 7 games. He’s skating on the second line with forwards Cody Eakin, who has points in 8 of his past 11 video games, and AlexTuch, who has a three-game point streak and 12 points( 4 objectives, 8 helps) in his previous 10 video games. Pacioretty settling in with the Golden Knights and remains a must-own dream asset who’s still achievable in dream trades. Tuch has more long-lasting value than Eakin, however all 3 members of this line deserve including. The

Golden Knights go to the Chicago Blackhawks on Tuesday.Winnipeg Jets: Elite ideal wing Patrik Laine scored 5 goals versus the St. Louis Blues on Saturday, giving him 11 goals in his past four video games and an NHL-leading 19 on the season. Fantasy owners can still gain exposure to Laineby including center Bryan Little, who had 4 assists Saturday and nine points( one objective, eight assists )in hispastseven video games playing primarily on a line with Laine and left wing Kyle Connor. Winnipeg hosts the Pittsburgh Penguins on Tuesday.WED. NOV. 28 Toronto Maple Leafs: Center Auston Matthews( upper body) got involved in his very firstcomplete practice Tuesdayafter sustaining an injury against the Winnipeg Jets on Oct. 27. If Matthews returns to the lineup against the San Jose Sharks on Wednesday, center Nazem Kadri, who was skating in his put on the 2nd line, will lose significant fantasy value.THU. NOV. 29 Columbus Blue Jackets: Extreme right Josh Anderson had a multipoint video game for the 2nd time in 3 games with one goal and one assist versus the Detroit Red Wings on Monday. Anderson is now ranked 39th total in Yahoo standard leagues and has 11 objectives, 71 shots on goal and is plus-12. He has actually ended up being a must-own gamer in hits leagues( 60) and has actually discovered chemistry with fellow classification coverage alternatives Nick Foligno and Boone Jenner. Columbus hosts the Minnesota Wild on Thursday.SAT. DEC. 1 Dallas Stars: Goalie Ben Bishop( lower body) practiced Tuesday and might return this week. He is not expected to play in either of Dallas ‘back-to-back road games against the Edmonton Oilers on Tuesday and Calgary Flames on Wednesday but might return against the Vancouver Canucks on Saturday.Listen: New episode of NHL Fantasy on Ice Come play FanDuel, Official Partner of the NHL ®. Get in here for your chance to contend versus other hockey fans to win a trip to the 2019 Bridgestone NHL Winter Season Classic ® or a complimentary membership to NHL.tv.US locals just. Should be 18 ( 21 in MA ). Users physically situated in Alabama, Arizona, Hawaii, Idaho, Iowa, Louisiana, Montana, Nevada and Washington are not eligible to participate or make rewards in paid daily fantasy sports contests. FanDuel makes no representation that participation in paid entry dream sports contests is legal under Texas state law. Void where forbidden. See Fanduel.com/ terms for full terms and conditions. %%item_read_more_button %%.

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